Fresenius Medical Care Spirit Valley

Detailed report on the dialysis center located in Duluth, Minnesota (MN).

Fresenius Medical Care Spirit Valley is an average sized dialysis clinic with 22 stations based at 4700 Mike Colalillo Drive in Duluth, MN. The for-profit facility is operated by Fresenius Medical Care, which runs other dialysis facilities. The center was certified by Medicare in 2003. The facility offers in-center hemodialysis, hemo hemodialysis training, and in-center peritoneal services. The patient survival category for this clinic is average.

Staff is made up of the full time equivalent of 3.09 registered nurses, 0.01 licensed practical nurses, 0.70 nursing aides, 6.46 technicians, 0.72 social workers, 0.43 dietitians, 1.77 administrators, 1.13 managers, and 1.14 other employees. Fresenius Medical Care Spirit Valley furnished 74,376 units of epoetin to patients in 2006, which is below average when compared nationally. The number of patients that have a URR of 65% or more is on par with national levels. Patients with a HCT of 33% or higher is close to national levels.

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Operated By

Fresenius Medical Care

Ownership Type

For-Profit

Address

4700 Mike Colalillo Drive
Duluth, MN 55807

Phone Number

(218) 624-7787

Geographic Coordinates

46.743568, -92.158492
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Certification Date

07/01/2003
* Originally passed inspection by Medicare or Medicaid on this date. This is not the same as accreditation.

Stations

The total number of dialysis stations the facility operates. Each patient is assigned to a station when receiving dialysis treatment. Typically, a single station offers just one type of dialysis treatment, but multiple station types can be offered per facility.

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22
Duluth Average
21
St. Louis County Average
16
Minnesota Average
12
United States Average
17

Services

Charts

In-Center Hemodialysis Service

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers hemodialysis services on site. Hemodialysis is the process of pumping blood through a dialyzer with dialysate. After being cleaned, the cleansed blood is the returned to the body.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Duluth
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
St. Louis County
4 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Minnesota
79 (100.00%) Offer this Service
United States
4,686 (96.96%) Offer this Service

Hemodialysis Training Service

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers hemodialysis training at patients' place of residence.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Duluth
1 (50.00%) Offer this Service
St. Louis County
1 (25.00%) Offer this Service
Minnesota
8 (10.13%) Offer this Service
United States
806 (16.68%) Offer this Service

Late Shift Service

Status

Indicates whether the facility has a shift starting at 5:00 PM or later.

This Provider This Provider
No
Duluth
1 (50.00%) Offer this Service
St. Louis County
1 (25.00%) Offer this Service
Minnesota
22 (27.85%) Offer this Service
United States
931 (19.26%) Offer this Service

In-Center Peritoneal Service

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers peritoneal services on site. Peritoneal dialysis is the process running a sterile solution of minerals and glucose through a tube into the peritoneal cavity. The dialysate is left for a period of time to absorb the waste products and then drained.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Duluth
1 (50.00%) Offer this Service
St. Louis County
1 (25.00%) Offer this Service
Minnesota
18 (22.78%) Offer this Service
United States
2,235 (46.24%) Offer this Service

Quality Measures

Charts

Patient Survival

The patient survival category set by Medicare and Medicaid directly. Facilities fall into one of three categories; better than expected, as expected, or worse than expected.

As Expected
As Expected As Expected As Expected As Expected As Expected As Expected As Expected As Expected As Expected As Expected

Patients with URR of 65% or More

The number and percentage of patients that had a urea reduction ratio of 65% or higher. The URR is a measure used to quantify hemodialysis treatment. A higher value is better, with the minimum accepted value by Medicare and Medicaid being 65%.

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57 (96.00%)
Duluth
95 (98.00%)
St. Louis County
149 (99.00%)
Minnesota
2,321 (95.28%)
United States
225,886 (94.68%)

Patients with HCT of 33% or More

The number and percentage of patients that had a hematocrit level of 33% or higher. The hematocrit level of an individual is considered an integral part of their complete blood count. Typical hematocrit levels are 38% to 52% in males and 37% to 47% in females.

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67 (96.00%)
Duluth
97 (95.00%)
St. Louis County
148 (95.50%)
Minnesota
2,228 (93.96%)
United States
221,150 (92.20%)

Staff

Registered Nurses on Staff

The number of full time equivalent registered nurses employed on staff by this provider in 2006. Staff and on call employees are mutually exclusive.

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3.09
Duluth Average
3.34
St. Louis County Average
2.43
Minnesota Average
2.39
United States Average
3.91

Licensed Practical Nurses on Staff

The number of full time equivalent licensed practical nurses employed on staff by this provider in 2006. Staff and on call employees are mutually exclusive.

This Provider This Provider
0.01
Duluth Average
0.00
St. Louis County Average
0.21
Minnesota Average
0.39
United States Average
0.82

Doctors on Staff

The number of full time equivalent doctors employed on staff by this provider in 2006. Staff and on call employees are mutually exclusive.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Duluth Average
0.00
St. Louis County Average
0.00
Minnesota Average
0.00
United States Average
0.09

Nursing Aides on Staff

The number of full time equivalent nursing aides employed on staff by this provider in 2006. Staff and on call employees are mutually exclusive.

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0.70
Duluth Average
0.43
St. Louis County Average
0.31
Minnesota Average
0.05
United States Average
0.31

Technicians on Staff

The number of full time equivalent technicians employed on staff by this provider in 2006. Staff and on call employees are mutually exclusive.

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6.46
Duluth Average
5.39
St. Louis County Average
3.92
Minnesota Average
4.92
United States Average
7.03

Social Workers on Staff

The number of full time equivalent social workers employed on staff by this provider in 2006. Staff and on call employees are mutually exclusive.

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0.72
Duluth Average
0.56
St. Louis County Average
0.40
Minnesota Average
0.38
United States Average
0.66

Dieticians on Staff

The number of full time equivalent dietitians employed on staff by this provider in 2006. Staff and on call employees are mutually exclusive.

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0.43
Duluth Average
0.35
St. Louis County Average
0.26
Minnesota Average
0.39
United States Average
0.57

Administrators on Staff

The number of full time equivalent administrators employed on staff by this provider in 2006. Staff and on call employees are mutually exclusive.

This Provider This Provider
1.77
Duluth Average
1.40
St. Louis County Average
0.98
Minnesota Average
1.20
United States Average
1.79

Management on Staff

The number of full time equivalent management employed on staff by this provider in 2006. Staff and on call employees are mutually exclusive.

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1.13
Duluth Average
1.08
St. Louis County Average
1.03
Minnesota Average
0.40
United States Average
0.82

Others on Staff

The number of full time equivalent other employees employed on staff by this provider in 2006. Staff and on call employees are mutually exclusive.

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1.14
Duluth Average
0.98
St. Louis County Average
0.76
Minnesota Average
0.28
United States Average
0.50

Registered Nurses on Call

The number of full time equivalent registered nurses employed on call at this provider. Staff and on call employees are mutually exclusive.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Duluth Average
0.00
St. Louis County Average
0.00
Minnesota Average
0.00
United States Average
0.06

Licensed Practical Nurses on Call

The number of full time equivalent licensed practical nurses employed on call at this provider. Staff and on call employees are mutually exclusive.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Duluth Average
0.00
St. Louis County Average
0.00
Minnesota Average
0.00
United States Average
0.01

Doctors on Call

The number of full time equivalent doctors employed on call at this provider. Staff and on call employees are mutually exclusive.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Duluth Average
0.00
St. Louis County Average
0.00
Minnesota Average
0.15
United States Average
0.13

Nursing Aides on Call

The number of full time equivalent nursing aides employed on call at this provider. Staff and on call employees are mutually exclusive.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Duluth Average
0.00
St. Louis County Average
0.00
Minnesota Average
0.00
United States Average
0.00

Technicians on Call

The number of full time equivalent technicians employed on call at this provider. Staff and on call employees are mutually exclusive.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Duluth Average
0.00
St. Louis County Average
0.00
Minnesota Average
0.01
United States Average
0.04

Social Workers on Call

The number of full time equivalent social workers employed on call at this provider. Staff and on call employees are mutually exclusive.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Duluth Average
0.00
St. Louis County Average
0.00
Minnesota Average
0.00
United States Average
0.02

Dieticians on Call

The number of full time equivalent dietitians employed on call at this provider. Staff and on call employees are mutually exclusive.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Duluth Average
0.00
St. Louis County Average
0.00
Minnesota Average
0.01
United States Average
0.03

Administrators on Call

The number of full time equivalent administrators employed on call at this provider. Staff and on call employees are mutually exclusive.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Duluth Average
0.00
St. Louis County Average
0.00
Minnesota Average
0.00
United States Average
0.03

Management on Call

The number of full time equivalent management employed on call at this provider. Staff and on call employees are mutually exclusive.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Duluth Average
0.00
St. Louis County Average
0.00
Minnesota Average
0.00
United States Average
0.02

Others on Call

The number of full time equivalent other employees employed on call at this provider. Staff and on call employees are mutually exclusive.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Duluth Average
0.00
St. Louis County Average
0.00
Minnesota Average
0.00
United States Average
0.01

Treatment Figures

Charts

Units of Epoetin Furnished

The number of units of epoetin (EPO) furnished by this provider to its patients in 2006.

This Provider This Provider
74,376
Duluth Average
53,723
St. Louis County Average
40,773
Minnesota Average
42,782
United States Average
259,761

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Supplemental

Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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Nearby Dialysis Centers

  1. Dialysis Center
    FMC Dialysis Superior
    Located 4.06 miles away in Superior at 3500 Tower Avenue.
  2. Dialysis Center
    FMC Dialysis Duluth
    Located 4.68 miles away in Duluth at 530 East 2nd Street.
Note: There are a total of 2 centers within 35 miles of this provider.

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Duluth at a Glance

Duluth has a total population of 86,918, of which 18,521 are children under the age of 18 and 13,147 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 35.4.

Total Population:
86,918
Median Age:
35.4
Males:
41,973 (48.3%)
Female:
44,945 (51.7%)
Children (0-17):
18,521 (21.3%)
Adults (18-64):
55,250 (63.6%)
Seniors (65+):
13,147 (15.1%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Duluth
Married:
34,415 (39.6%)
Divorced:
8,210 (9.4%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Duluth
Hispanic Ethnicity:
921 (1.06%)
White:
80,532 (92.65%)
African American:
1,415 (1.63%)
Asian:
993 (1.14%)
Pacific Islander:
25 (0.03%)
Indian:
2,122 (2.44%)
Other:
251 (0.29%)
Two or More:
1,580 (1.82%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Duluth

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.32, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.32 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
2
Doctors:
913
Home Agencies:
7
Hospitals:
3
Nursing Homes:
8
Medical Suppliers:
44
Rehab Centers:
8

Wealth

The median family income is $46,394 while the median household income is $33,766. Roughly 14.53% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$46,394
Household Income:
$33,766
In Poverty:
14.53%

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